Stricter and more ambitious climate goals are pushing city authorities to probe new ways of securing a green power supply
PUBLIC OFFICE Public bodies own significant shares of building stock including energy-intensive institutions such as hospitals and schools
PPA SIMPLICITY Work is underway to make the complex world of PPAs more accessible to public bodies and smaller private companies
KEY QUOTE As cities become aware of PPAs and see that they are able to do it, then you will start to see more of it ...
The world’s major corporations are wielding their enormous power to increase supplies of renewable energy
The advantages for big companies of buying their electricity directly from wind and solar generators at a fixed long-term price is bringing what could become a major new flow of capital into the renewable energy market, but outdated legislation remains a barrier
Coal-reliant regions around the world have been generally resistant to the energy transition and regulators have tended to defend the status quo. But they are slowly starting to realise that clear plans and financial support for disrupted societies are more important
Online platforms can deliver transparency around PPAs, bring down transaction costs and enable new entrants in the market